Exclusive 'Rogue One' Empire Cover Released Featuring K2SO; Plus New Image
Following the release of the first two Empire Magazine covers for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. The third exclusive cover for subscribers only has been revealed and features actor Alan Tudyk's motion capture droid K2SO, a Droid who has supposedly been reprogrammed from the Empire to help with the rebellion.
Empire’s newest cover star is the latest kickass Star Wars heroine, Jyn Erso. The cover story boasts incredible access to the movie, accompanied by plenty of exclusive images, including this one of Felicity Jones’ rogue trooper on the desert moon of Jedha. To paraphrase Bogie, of all the Jyn joints in all the worlds, the Empire chose this one to unleash AT-ATs on…
Check out the cool new cover and image below, plus read a few new excerpts that were released along with them in the latest issue. As always thanks for stopping by EastCoastMovieGuys!
"Alongside her in the still are tough-nut droid K-2SO (performance-captured by Alan Tudyk) – and Captain Cassian Andor (Diego Luna), a combat-hardened Rebel intel officer. As Jones explains in Empire, the first anthology movie in the canon promises to deviate a little from the established visual grammar of the franchise. “It’s very much a boots-on-the-ground perspective of the Star Wars universe,” she says. “The idea is that it feels as though you’re actually there. You’re in amongst it.”
“It is mucky, it is grimy, you’re in the trenches,” adds her co-star Riz Ahmed of the look and feel Monsters and Godzilla director Gareth Edwards has gone for. “To bring that kind of vérité feel to this world, that kind of documentary realism, is really exciting.” It’s shaping up to be Star Wars by way of The Battle Of Algiers – and is all the more thrilling a prospect for that.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is set to hit theaters on December 16th.